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MAY – Windward 500

Challenge the Race – Start 16th May 2022, 10:00 am Training starts in Antigua 13th and back to Antigua 20th  This will be the second running of the race with 2021 proving the concept. It is a unique concept in Caribbean racing offering 3 different courses and 5 different start and finish points around the […]

Caribbean Regattas calendar for 2016

We now have the 2016 regatta calendar and are taking bookings and holding 2015 prices for bookings taken by 1st November 2015. Mount Gay Rum. Round Barbados   Sun.Jan.16th     Sun Jan. 24th Antigua Round Island Race              Sun Jan 16th Grenada Sailing Week                      Fri. Jan 29th    Tues […]

Forthcoming Training Dates

We do have a very full program of professional and leisure courses every month which include learning to sail for beginners to Ocean Yachtmaster theory and exams. Visit the website to find out more or email Ondeck Team to find out more and get advice on what might help ‘float your boat’ Yachtmaster Offshore theory7th – […]

Ondeck Maritime Training in Dominica and Eastern Caribbean

Ondeck is currently in Dominica conducting Boatmaster training for professionals in Dominica. Increasingly countries are insisting on Certification as well as experience in visiting Captains and Crew and that’s where we are helping out This training will be followed by the STCW 10 [was STCW95] Basic Safety Training along with VHF SRC Radio certification back in […]

STCW 10 [previously STCW 95] explained in the Caribbean

Most people in the marine industry will have heard of STCW which means Standards of Training Certification and  Watchkeeping which are a set of standards agreed by the IMO International Maritime Organisation and to which most maritime nations contribute So what is STCW 95 or STCW 10 …  the number refers to the major revisions […]

The 2018 Caribbean Regatta season

Its been a hectic summer in the Caribbean and we apologise for the lateness of this newsletter but with two unprecedented Cat 5 hurricanes Irma and Maria it has taken a little time to get an accurate picture of the regatta programme for 2018 So the news is Antigua and the Caribbean are open None […]

STCW Updating this week 

First for a little while as the superyaxhts come back to Antigua for the charter show. Promises to be a busy season here and many will need to do their basic safety updating. 2 days  covering fire and sea survival and approved by the MCA Cost is $525  The post STCW Updating this week  appeared […]

Live fire training for cruise line in Antigua

Today was our second session for one of the major cruise lines who call into St John’s. 19 of their crew who are part of the onboard fire teams were given the training to experience fighting live fires in a simulated ship environment. Lighting live fires on board the ships is clearly not possible https://antiguasailtraining.com/vid_20180324_090603-mp4/ […]